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Markets Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales

Signalling "green" were China , JLR's largest market, which posted 23pc sales growth during 2017 to 146,400 cars, and the United States, where sales were up 9pc to 128,100. Land Rover's best-seller was the Discovery Sport , making up 126,078, or 28 per cent, of all sales, while the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport amounted to 190,000 sales.

Markets PEAK 2017 Morrisons, Majestic, Joules and more on their Christmas figures
Author: 0 PEAK 2017 Morrisons, Majestic, Joules and more on their Christmas figures

Its figures show that Britons spent £1 billion more than previous year over the three months including Christmas. Top100 retailer Majestic Wine said that it was on track to achieve its sales of £500m by 2019 after a Christmas in which group sales grew by 3.2% in the 10 weeks to January 1, or 4.1% on an underlying basis.

Markets Girl Scouts Of Maine Holds Joint Cookie Rally
Author: 0 Girl Scouts Of Maine Holds Joint Cookie Rally

Now until February 25, 60 Girl Scout troop booths will be located throughout Brownsville as the troops sell their famous cookies that are on sale once a year. And, as always, you'll be able to purchase other popular cookie flavors, like Trefoils, Thin Mints, and Samoas . The Girl Scouts will be out selling cookies until March 25.

Markets Mexican Born Director Is Golden Globe Winner
Author: 0 Mexican Born Director Is Golden Globe Winner

It received 14 nominations, including for best picture, best actress for Sally Hawkins and best director for del Toro. In his film, a mute woman ( Sally Hawkins ) finds a connection with a creature captured by a military research organization, which they torture in hopes of unlocking its secrets.

Markets White House calling Trump's TV, tweeting breaks
Author: 0 White House calling Trump's TV, tweeting breaks "Executive Time"

Jackson has served as the official physician for the president since 2013, and conducted former President Barack Obama's last physical while in office in 2014. Most of us, when we picture the president, picture him, brow furrowed, poring over the deep issues of the day. Trump has previously denied spending up to eight hours a day watching television.

Markets EAM Sushma Swaraj concludes 'productive' three-nation visit
Author: 0 EAM Sushma Swaraj concludes 'productive' three-nation visit

She said states play a vital role in India's progress and advancing the country's economic ties with the world. His Indian counterpart, Ms Sushma Swaraj , also outlined her vision for the region, saying: "For India, Asean leadership and centrality is essential to peace and prosperity for a rapidly changing Indo-Pacific region".

Markets Toyota brings the store to you with self-driving concept vehicle
Author: 0 Toyota brings the store to you with self-driving concept vehicle

Just as important, we are developing mobility solutions to help everyone enjoy their lives, and we are doing our part to create an ever-better society for the next 100 years and beyond. Toyota and Pizza Hut are launching a partnership that could lead to self-driving pizza cars. The vehicle was announced alongside new partners Toyota has enlisted to build out its mobility services ecosystem, including Pizza Hut, Amazon, Uber, Didi and more.

Markets Weather advisory issued ahead of Monday's wintry mix
Author: 0 Weather advisory issued ahead of Monday's wintry mix

For this afternoon, expect mostly-sunny skies and a high near 20. We've begun to finally claw our way out of a two-week long deep freeze, and the only thing that stands between us and a long overdue and very welcome thaw is a quick round of winter weather later today .

Markets Thief dumps $1.3 million vodka bottle at construction site
Author: 0 Thief dumps $1.3 million vodka bottle at construction site

The bottle of vodka contains three kilograms of gold and the same quantity of silver and is adorned with a circular patch of leather from a 1912 Monte Carlo rally auto. CCTV released on Wednesday showed an intruder, who grabbed the Russo-Baltique vodka and fled the bar. As for the current location of the bottle, Yankelovich says it's in the protection of his elite "virgin guards".

Markets Economy adds modest 148000 jobs in December
Author: 0 Economy adds modest 148000 jobs in December

Job growth surged in October and November after being held back in September by back-to-back hurricanes, which destroyed infrastructure and homes and temporarily dislocated some workers in Texas and Florida. The economy needs to create 75,000 to 100,000 jobs per month to keep up with growth in the working-age population. There was no change in the unemployment rate, which declined by seven-tenths of a percentage point past year.

Markets Rahul Gandhi meets Bahrain Crown Prince; talks mutual issues
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi meets Bahrain Crown Prince; talks mutual issues

The demand for restructuring and ouster of Harichandan as the party's State president had intensified, following the February 2017 panchayat polls in which the Congress slipped to third position, behind the BJP. Ahead of his first foreign trip after becoming the President of the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi tweeted that NRIs are the brand ambassadors of India across the globe.

Markets Women's Rights Activists To Walk Golden Globes Red Carpet With Actresses
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The red carpet at the Golden Globe awards was awash with black as stars turned out in solidarity against sexual misconduct. Each activist will be paired with an actress, with Burke walking with Michelle Williams , Larasi with Emma Watson , Ramirez with Laura Dern , Lawrence with Shailene Woodley , Billie Jean King with Emma Stone , and Jayaraman with Amy Poehler .

Markets Nvidia teams up with Uber, VW for self-driving, AI tech
Author: 0 Nvidia teams up with Uber, VW for self-driving, AI tech

China has a ton of people who might want to purchase cars in the future, and making sure that carmakers don't have to remake their self-driving auto stacks in order to sell there is important. It just began shipping. While Nvidia previously announced Drive AV, Huang used CES 2018 to introduce Drive IX and Drive AR. Volkswagen said it will use the software to create an "intelligent co-pilot" to assist a driver.

Markets India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent
Author: 0 India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent

Nominal GDP growth is expected to slow to 9.5 per cent, compared to the 11.75 per cent assumed in the 2017-18. The first advance estimates of GDP have made finance minister Arun Jaitley's budget math slightly more hard. The data also showed substantial rural distress as the agricultural output inflation rate as measured by GDP deflators, is expected to fall to 0.7 per cent against 4.1 per cent over this period.

Markets Water Main Break Adds to Misery for Passengers at Kennedy Airport
Author: 0 Water Main Break Adds to Misery for Passengers at Kennedy Airport

A worker attempts to remove water following a water main break in the arrivals area of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, U.S. It's now 11pm and we've just been told we won't get our baggage tonight. On Saturday, there were 1,008 arrivals and departures and 94 canceled flights, the Port Authority statement said.

Markets United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US
Author: 0 United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US

But Russia's ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said the United States was "abusing the platform of the Security Council". Observing that the Council's primary responsibility is maintaining worldwide peace and security, Wu Haito of China said that it should not be the venue for discussing the human rights situation of any country.

Markets Tiger Zinda Hai 15th Day Collection, Will Enter 300 Crore Club…
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai 15th Day Collection, Will Enter 300 Crore Club…

Tiger Zinda Hai collected Rs 5.62 crore on Saturday, taking its nett Indian box office collection to Rs 300.89 crore. Tiger Zinda Hai was already a blockbuster even before its release as even the advance bookings of the film were full! The film's grand total now stands at a staggering Rs291.54 crore.

Markets United States chill, Iran unrest help sustain oil prices at new highs
Author: 0 United States chill, Iran unrest help sustain oil prices at new highs

Crude oil futures traded higher by one per cent at Rs 3,942 per barrel at the futures market as speculators widened their bets owing to positive cues from global market. Can the bull run last? Meanwhile, the U.S. has largely managed to ride out the sharp fall in the price of oil over the past three years after Opec, led by Saudi Arabia, launched a price war in 2015.